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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2004; US$ 13.50
Originally published separately, Weber's "Science as a Vocation" and "Politics as a Vocation" stand as the classic formulations of his positions on two related subjects that go to the heart of his thought: the nature and status of science and its claims to authority; and the nature and status of political claims and the ultimate justification for such... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99
What is knowledge? How does it differ from mere belief? Do you need to be able to justify a claim in order to count as knowing it? How can we know that the outer world is real and not a dream?Questions like these are ancient ones, and the branch of philosophy dedicated to answering them - epistemology - has been active for thousands of years. In this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
In a letter of 1932, Karl Popper described Die beiden Grundprobleme der Erkenntnistheorie ? The Two Fundamental Problems of the Theory of Knowledge ? as ??a child of crises, above all of ?the crisis of physics.? Finally available in English, it is a major contribution to the philosophy of science, epistemology and twentieth century philosophy... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95
The Hagakure is one of the most influential of all Japanese texts—written nearly 300 years ago by Tsunetomo Yamamoto to summarize the very essence of the Japanese Samurai bushido ("warrior") spirit. Its influence has been felt throughout the world and yet its existence is scarcely known to many Westerners. This is the first translation to include... more...
- The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99
The Politics of Aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the Ethics is the first part. It looks back to the Ethics as the Ethics looks forward to the Politics. For Aristotle did not separate, as we are inclined to do, the spheres of the statesman and the moralist. In the Ethics he has described the character necessary for the good life,... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 5.99
Based upon Machiavelli's first-hand experience as an emissary of the Florentine Republic to the courts of Europe, The Prince analyses the usually violent means by which men seize, retain, and lose political power. This fluent new translation is accompanied by comprehensive notes and an introduction that dispels some of the myths associated with... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 91.00
Everyone talks about orientation, but there have been hardly any attempts since Kant to say exactly what orientation is. It is the most everyday thing, the point from which all things depart and to which all return. As such, it is a philosophical question. In a debate with the most important philosophical approaches to this subject, Werner... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 5.99
The inspirational story of the Japanese national campaign to build the Children's Peace Statue honoring Sadako and hundreds of other children who died as a result of the bombing of Hiroshima. Ten years after the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Sadako Sasaki died as a result of atomic bomb disease. Sadako's determination to fold one thousand... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 15.98
Isaiah Berlin witnessed the excesses of the Russian Revolution as a child, and in becoming one of the key liberal intellects of the last century some of his most important contributions were on the subject of Russia and the concept of freedom. In the ten essays gathered here, Berlin addresses the great Russian minds of the nineteenth century: Herzen,... more...